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Jessica Simpson

Speaking Out

Rock Bottom: The Heartbreaking Moment Jessica Simpson Realized She Needed To Get Sober

The singer was too ‘zoned out’ to dress her kids on Halloween.

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Jessica Simpson is revealing more details about her decision to get sober after years of using alcohol and drugs. The 37-year-old described her “rock bottom” moment in her memoir, Open Book, which comes out February 4.

The change happened on Halloween 2017. According to People, Jessica recalled the day in her book. That morning, her husband Eric Johnson was driving their daughter Maxwell, 7, to school. Jessica was in the passenger seat.

“It was 7:30 in the morning and I’d already had a drink,” she confessed in the book. When the “With You” singer got home, she and Eric, 40, started to prep for their Halloween party. Jessica said that as her team did her hair and makeup for her Willie Nelson costume, she “zoned out.”

Eric, a former NFL player, asked if she wanted to get Maxwell and their son Ace, 6, ready for the festivities, which was when she realized she was too far gone.

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